JayCee Speedway

Larned, Kansas

Sunday Night August 30, 1959



Race promoter Jack Merrick of Dodge City, Kansas

Sanctioned by Merrick Racing Promotions of Dodge City, Kansas

Sponsored by Larned Jaycees of Larned, Kansas

Speedway general manager Virgil McNeil of Larned, Kansas

Assistant speedway general manager Wilbur Dirks of Larned, Kansas

Starter / flagman Glenn Morrison of Great Bend, Kansas

Pit steward Bob Platt of Larned, Kansas

Assistant pit steward Darrell Harms of Dodge City, Kansas

Trophy boy Mason Brown of Larned, Kansas




Great Bend Tribune

Friday August 28, 1959




Harriett (Mrs. Lyle E.) Lewis of Dighton, Kansas won the powder puff derby at JayCee Speedway on this evening and is shown here excepting a trophy for that feat from Mason Brown of Larned while starter / flagman Glenn Morrison of Great Bend, Kansas looks on.  Brown was a crewman on the jalopy driven by Don Spreier   Tiller & Toiler




Except for the newspaper ad and photo above and a brief mention at the end of a story in the August 17, 1959 issue of Larned's Tiller and Toiler newspaper, no other record of the races on this date at the JayCee Speedway has been located.




Lyle Lewis with the jalopy he drove - Cokeley collection






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